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20th July 2018

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Armed Forces Day Spectacular on Plymouth Hoe

Just over a week ago I was lucky enough to be in Plymouth, Devon where I watched the Armed Forces Day celebrations. I was visiting my youngest daughter and her husband and their two years old son. During the weekend I went down to the Hoe where I watched and admired the military celebrate Armed

Oakham Food Festival a Huge Success

Sunday’s Oakham Food Festival (28th June 2018) in the Market Place, the Castle and the Victoria Hall was a huge success. The many visitors to the town enjoyed a feast of foods and drinks to taste and buy and with the glorious weather encouraging people to venture out, the Food Festival attracted numerous tasters trying

What do you think of it so far-RUBBISH

Spring has sprung. The past couple of days, we have enjoyed all of this magnificent sunshine and dry weather. Beautiful colours and hues everywhere. Then there is the RUBBISH and the fly tipping. Sadly, as well as mother nature rewarding us with these beautiful sights, the litter louts have made their mark as well. Mattresses,

Fly Tipping and Illegal Dumping of Rubbish

Rubbish, illegally dumped, thrown out of our cars and vans, or literally just dropped appears to be blighting our beautiful countryside more and more nowadays. Wherever we look there seems to be an inordinate amount of other people’s rubbish thrown in the hedge bottom, left in a lay by, or thrown out of a car

Morcott Wanderers Petanque Team Enjoy Annual Supper

Morcott Wanderers petanque team this week enjoyed their annual dinner and get together. The Morcott Wanderers used to play their home matches at the White Horse in Morcott until the pub closed down. The team then moved to Barrowden, and from there Back to Morcott and now they play at the Horse and Jockey in

Roadworks in Oakham, Rutland Go On Forever

During the past 12 months or so, Oakham in Rutland have had to endure countless disruptions on their road network du to roadworks cropping up all over the place. Temporary traffic lights suddenly appear on the roads. Diggers then begin to excavate huge holes in the highway. Once the holes have been dug the workers

MOD and RCC In St George’s Barracks Partnership

The Ministry of Defence and Rutland County Council have teamed up to explore the possible options for the St George’s Barracks in North Luffenham. St George‚Äôs Barracks has been identified for disposal by the MOD in 2020/2021 as part of the November 2016 Better Defence Estate announcement. Rutland County Council and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation

Costcutter

Costcutter Convenience Shop Now Opened

The newly refurbished Willow Stores officially became a Costcutter on Saturday 23rd September 2017. After much work and re design and money spent by the new owner Nava Maheswaran, the Costcutter store is well stocked and ready to trade. The store was officially opened by the Mayor of Oakham, Cllr Michael Hayley when he cut

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